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Darryl Steven Richman, Moshe Lichtman, Mark R Enstrom, Thomas E Lennon, Ralph A Lipe, Pierre Yves Santerre, Robert T Short, David W Voth: Method for automatically configuring devices including a network adapter without manual intervention and without prior configuration information. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, August 5, 1997: US05655148 (263 worldwide citation)

A system for configuring a network adapter of a computer without user intervention. Device information for the devices of the computer, including each network adapter, is collected to uniquely identify the devices and to describe the device characteristics associated with the operation of those devi ...


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Moshe Lichtman, Mark R Enstrom, Thomas E Lennon, Ralph A Lipe, Pierre Yves Santerre, Robert T Short, David W Voth: System for configuring devices for a computer system. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, July 28, 1998: US05787246 (199 worldwide citation)

A system for configuring devices of a computer system without user intervention. Device information for each of the devices is collected to uniquely identify the devices and to describe the device characteristics associated with the operation of devices with the computer. Computer resources, which s ...


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Darryl Steven Richman, Moshe Lichtman, Mark R Enstrom, Thomas E Lennon, Ralph A Lipe, Pierre Yves Santerre, Robert T Short, David W Voth: Method for automatically configuring devices including a network adapter without manual intervention and without prior configuration information. Microsoft Corporation, Banner & Witcoff, January 1, 2002: US06336152 (162 worldwide citation)

A system for configuring a network adapter of a computer without user intervention. Device information for the devices of the computer, including each network adapter, is collected to uniquely identify the devices and to describe the device characteristics associated with the operation of those devi ...


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Moshe Lichtman, Mark R Enstrom, Thomas E Lennon, Ralph A Lipe, Pierre Yves Santerre, Robert T Short, David W Voth: System for managing the configuration of a computer system. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, September 15, 1998: US05809329 (99 worldwide citation)

A system for managing the configuration of devices of a computer system. Device information is obtained to uniquely identify each device and to describe the device characteristics associated with device operation. To obtain device information, a particular device is detected on a selected system bus ...


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Mark R Enstrom, Ralph L Lipe, David W Voth, Robert T Short, Narendar B Sahgal, Ajay V Bhatt, Philip W Martin, Sudarshan Bala Cadambi: Method and apparatus for automatically configuring circuit cards in a computer system. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, June 16, 1998: US05768542 (87 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for automatically configuring circuit cards used in a computer system. The present invention includes a method and apparatus that enables the circuit cards to be automatically configured during system boot up without any user intervention. The present invention also includes a ...


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Moshe Lichtman, Mark R Enstrom, Thomas E Lennon, Ralph A Lipe, Pierre Yves Santerre, Robert T Short, David W Voth: Method for managing the assignment of device drivers in a computer system. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, October 6, 1998: US05819107 (81 worldwide citation)

A system for managing the assignment of device drivers to devices of a computer system. The computer system can maintain device-related information for a primary device and for devices that are "compatible" with the primary device. This device information supplies an indication of whether a device d ...


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David W Voth: Interface hardware design using internal and external interfaces. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, May 2, 2000: US06058263 (65 worldwide citation)

A computer system includes a plurality of discrete computer components and an integrated circuit that interfaces between the discrete computer components. The integrated circuit has internal hardware interfaces corresponding to respective discrete computer components. The internal hardware interface ...


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Moshe Lichtman, Mark R Enstrom, Thomas E Lennon, Ralph A Lipe, Pierre Yves Santerre, Robert T Short, David W Voth: System for allocating the resources of a computer system. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, August 11, 1998: US05793979 (61 worldwide citation)

A system for allocating resources for use by devices of a computer system. A possible configuration of elements of a resource is obtained. This possible configuration defines the resource elements that are appropriate for operating the devices within the computer system. For a selected device, a det ...


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Michael J Sinclair, Ray A Bittner, David W Voth: Pointing and data entry input device. Microsoft Corporation, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, May 8, 2012: US08174508 (60 worldwide citation)

An input device includes an array of adjacent capacitive sensors arranged into rows and columns. Each capacitive sensor exhibits a capacitance characteristic when in proximity to a conductive element. A plurality of mechanical hysteresis mechanisms are each deposited on and in contact with each of t ...


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Darryl Steven Richman, Moshe Lichtman, Mark R Enstrom, Thomas E Lennon, Ralph A Lipe, Pierre Yves Santerre, Robert T Short, David W Voth: System for automatically configuring a network adapter without manual intervention by using a registry data structure maintained within a computer system memory. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, December 14, 1999: US06003097 (54 worldwide citation)

A system for configuring a network adapter of a computer without user intervention. Device information for the devices of the computer, including each network adapter, is collected to uniquely identify the devices and to describe the device characteristics associated with the operation of those devi ...